Leaving Behind Orphan Ways with Steve Hepden and Adam Graves

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FreshFire Church Manchester

Sykes Street



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The orphan heart is common to every human being for it originated in the heavens when the Chief Orphan, the orphan-Maker, assumed an independent authority and waged war against his Creator. This prodigal nature was born and was perpetuated in Satan's trickery seducing Adam and Eve with thoughts of identiy-crisis and fatherlessness. Wonderfully, through the life, death and resurrection of the Son of God, Jesus Christ, we are empowered by the Spirit of God to become sons of God (John 1: 12). However, the orphan heart wages war against the Spirit of Adoption and thus we can perpetuate that orphan nature in our adoption.

What does an orphan spirit look like?

A person with an orphan heart lives with a sense of abandonment, loneliness, alienation, and isolation. It is often perpetuated in the lives of those someone who have experienced extreme rejection and/or abandonment in his or her life. A person operating out of an orphan spirit compensates these feelings of insecurities by being performance driven, competitive, and works independently. They struggle with self-worth and find it difficult to maintain healthy relationships.

We often live with dysfunction for such a long time in our lives, that we don’t realize we are struggling.

Ask yourself these questions…

  • Do I operate out of insecurity?

  • Am I jealous of others successes?

  • Do I serve God to earn His love?

  • Do I self-medicate by pulling deeply inward?

  • Do I struggle with self-worth?

  • Do I fill the void by working constantly, through physical gratification, or with narcissistic behavior and/or self-indulgence?

  • Am I driven by the need to succeed?

  • Do I use people to accomplish my goals?

  • Do I repel my biological or spiritual children?

  • Do I struggle with anger or fits of rage?

  • Am I always in competition with others?

  • Do I lack self-esteem?

  • Do I receive my identity from material possessions, physical appearance, or activities?

If you’ve answered yes to several of these, it’s safe to say that maybe there is a heart issue that is deeply in need of healing.

You see the opposite of one abandoned is one adopted. Adoption is a very beautiful thing.

When a child is adopted they are no longer penniless. They are no longer without a name. They are, in the best of scenarios, given an identity through a new family—where they will be loved and appreciated.

Often, in cases of adoption, the family they are given, provides much better care than the original parents ever could.

When we are operating in the spirit of adoption…

  • We are secure

  • We celebrate the accomplishments of others

  • We experience acceptance

  • We fill emotional voids with intimate time with the Father

  • We allow the Spirit to lead us into our calling

  • We serve others and provide opportunities for them to grow in their own destiny in Christ

  • We don’t use anger or other forms of manipulation to get our way

  • We bless others around us, freely sharing the Father’s love with others

  • We love ourselves and exhibit healthy self-esteem

  • We are grounded in our identity in Christ

In this powerful day of teaching and ministry, you can learn to tools needed to embrace your spiritual sonship and displace the orphan heart. You will be given the keys to demolish strongholds of orphan thinking, break free from fear, embrace the Father and live from a place of rest and acceptance. The way of the true son/daughter is really about how we relate to and engage in the world around us. Once you've displaced the orphan heart and embraced your sonship, you'll never be the same again!!


The wonderful Steve Hepden, who serves on the Restoration Centre Team, will be teaching and ministering on this day and his experience in bringing healing and wholeness is wealthy. Steve has been in full-time Christian work since 1981. He has 25 years experience of various kinds of leadership in churches. This includes pastoring, preaching, teaching and planting new works. More recently he has worked with a large international ministry centre. Over the years Steve has become very well known both nationally and internationally as a gifted teacher with a powerful prophetic anointing. He has been involved in conferences and seminars covering a variety of subjects as well as authoring a number of books. Steve's heart is to see a release of Spirit and Word with an expression of the Father's passionate and intimate heart, which will free people into the reality of healing and deliverance.


Adam Graves is the Senior Leader of FreshFire Church Manchester and the Apostolic Leader of the FreshFire Network - a growing network of churches, ministries and ministers. His apostolic-prophetic ministry is marked by powerful demonstrations of healing, signs and wonders. Adam regularly travels to churches and ministries around the world bringing seasonal teaching and prophetic insight. He passionately teaches on apostolic leadership, apostolic churches, Father Heart of God, sonship, spiritual warfare and supernatural lifestyle. Adam is also the Director of the Restoration Centre. Adam is married to Rachel and they have two children, Harrison and Sienna. They reside in Stockport, United Kingdom.


Should my pastor be aware that I am attending this event?

It is always recommended that you are a regular church attender and that your pastors are notified of your intention to come to our Freedom Days. Ideally, you should seek their covering as there may be need for them to follow up any ministry that you receive.

Is there an age limit to enter the event?

We recommend that delegates are 16 years and over.

What are parking options for the event?

The is ample free car parking in our car park and on the local streets.

Is there childcare provided?

Unfortunately, there is no childcare provided for this event. Please do not bring babies and infants.

Will there be an offering?

We will receive a free-will offering to honour the Lord and invest in continuing the work of healing and restoration of believers in our nation. Thank you for your generosity.

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